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Man found guilty after killing friend over bread


A 22-year-old man, Mlungisi Memane, was found guilty on charges of murder and attempted murder following an incident during which he fatally stabbed his friend, Gopolang Mmokwa, and also injured another friend, Lebogang Hopton, following an argument over bread. The incident occurred on January 29 in Galeshewe after the three ...

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10 injured in grenade attack at local tavern


23 year-old Njabulo Hadebe is lucky to be alive, after he and nine other people sustained injuries, when a grenade exploded in the NJ Tuck Shop situated in Rookdale, Bergville, on Saturday evening, 30 July 2016. Bergville-(2) Hadebe says that he can’t remember much of the events, only that the ...

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Dog ‘torturer’, 17, shot dead


ONE OF the children involved in the torture and stoning to death of a stray dog was shot and killed in Manenberg yesterday. Junaid Davids, 17, died on the scene. Allan Perrins, chief executive of the Cape of Good Hope SPCA, said despite community speculation and rumour that this might ...

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Pupil invents cellphone that doesn’t use airtime


A Grade 12 learner in Namibia’s Ohagwena Region has invented a sim-less mobile phone that does not require airtime to make calls. According to a New Era report, Simon Petrus, a pupil at Abraham Iyambo Senior Secondary School, created the phone using spares from a phone and television set. Complete ...

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Searches Without Warrants Now Illegal, Con Court Rules


It’s an age old question. Does smoking weed really make you paranoid or is it the chance of getting your door kicked in by the cops that’s actually messing with you buzz? The Constitutional Court decision this week that police searches without warrants are illegal is another win for drug reformists. The ...

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‘All whites must be killed’: EFF Candidate


The party says it’s ‘looking into the matter’, while Malema has reportedly already distanced himself from the EFF member concerned. National spokesperson of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) Mbuyiseni Ndlozi said the party was looking into a matter that allegedly involves one of its members. A screenshot bearing what appears ...

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